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Slinger Signaller All Types Static Duties A40B Novice CPCS


This course is designed to give candidates the necessary theoretical and practical skills to enable them to pass their CPCS A40 Theory and Practical Tests which are conducted on this course.


3 days.

Max Number


Suitable For

Any novices with no industry or lifting experience who require a red CPCS card for A40 Slinger Signaller.


  • To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • The nature of the industry and their role and responsibility as a Slinger Signaller
  • Different types of lifting accessories
  • Conforming with the manufacturers requirements
  • Pre-use checks
  • Specialist lifting accessories
  • Reporting procedures
  • Communicating with the machine operator
  • Identifying the centre of gravity and weights of loads
  • Preparing and readying the area of operation and maintaining exclusion zones
  • Choosing the relevant lifting accessory
  • Explaining actions required for hazards including underground and overhead services
  • Securing and detaching various types of loads
  • Ensuring load balance, security and integrity
  • Guiding and controlling the movements of loads to different types of locations
  • Explaining the importance and locations of positions of safety
  • Using and complying with a range of communication procedures
  • Providing directions where the machine operator cannot observe the full path of the load
  • Maintaining safe working situations
  • Assessing and confirming the area for machine movement is suitable for maneuvering activities and contains suitable locations to undertake marshalling duties
  • Carry out-of-service, storing and securing procedures

    And to pass your A40 CPCS Theory and Practical tests.


You must hold a Health and Safety Environment Test. This must have been passed within the last 2 years.

You must also be physically and mentally capable of undertaking the tasks you are required to carry out.

To attend your CPCS Theory and Practical Tests, you must also bring one of the following forms of ID:

* Photograph card driving license (no more than 6 months out of date)
* Passport (no more than 6 months out of date)
* A non UK driving Licence with a photograph and signature
* An EU identity card with a photograph and signature

If you do not possess any of the above ID, please contact the office for alternative information.

You must also be physically and mentally capable of undertaking the tasks you are required to carry out.

Teaching Methods

  • Teaching methods include:

  • Theoretical training and test
  • Practical training and test

Accreditation Options

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On successful completion of the Theory and Practical tests, candidates will receive a red A40 CPCS card.

Course Dates

Course Dates

9th Dec, 2019 - Middlesbrough

29th Jan, 2020 - Doncaster

19th Feb, 2020 - Doncaster

4th Mar, 2020 - Doncaster

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